Why would they release the game before the movie ?

#1 Edited by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

I don't get it. why would they wanna give us the chance to see what Pandora is like and learn many facts, a number of which could be fatal spoilers, BEFORE seeing the movie which is the main and big event ? 
 
I refused to try the game and wanted to see the movie first, and i did this evening (in 3D) and i definitely wanna beat the game no matter how 'bad' it is (edit: because i liked the movie). though i dont think it looked that bad and its just our high standrads / our uneasiness about the whole fancy AVATAR BUSINESS that made us totally diss the game. 
 
i didnt say its great, i didnt say its not that bad at all, i said im sure its not that.bad.  dont make a fool out of yourself and tell me that it was nothing of a masterpiece, i KNOW THAT.  
 
Anyway could anyone answer this thread's question ? thanks (:

#2 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

boo

#3 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

Because it's a movie game, meant to generate hype.

#4 Posted by JeffGoldblum (3700 posts) -

By your logic I should play through the shitty Fight Club game or the shitty Reservoir Dogs game just because I liked the movies. If everyone was like you movie games would sell a hell of a lot more.

#5 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -
@Br3adfan said:
" Because it's a movie game, meant to generate hype. "
This.  AKA Marketing.
#6 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@JeffGoldblum said:
" By your logic I should play through the shitty Fight Club game or the shitty Reservoir Dogs game just because I liked the movies. If everyone was like you movie games would sell a hell of a lot more. "
no. im gonna do it because i liked the movie, silly :P
#7 Posted by natetodamax (19171 posts) -

The game isn't related to the movie at all.

#8 Posted by crystalskull2 (437 posts) -

One reason is to generate hype. another is that often movie based games have huge plot-holes in them. So,if you like game, you would be even more interested in the movie.

#9 Posted by c1337us (5751 posts) -

The secret lays in Shift + 5 and repeat. Also known as $$$.

#10 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

The game is set 6 years or so before the film so anything that happens then has little to do with what's going on in the film.

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